Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), Fibre to the Node (FTTN), Fibre to the Basement (FTTB), Cable, Satellite – There are quite a few different technologies being used to bring the National Broadband Network to Australia. The technology type your premises will receive is predetermined by nbn™, who use a best fit solution for the different areas across Australia.
nbn™ takes into account existing infrastructure and other factors such as cost-effectiveness and how quickly it can be connected, to decide which technology will be rolled out in any given area.
However, many tech-savvy people will do their own research on the different technology types and have an idea of which they believe to be the best choice for their home.
So what happens if the technology type you receive isn’t the one you think is best for your premises? –
See more at: http://blog.iinet.net.au/change-nbn-technology-technology-choice-program/#sthash.7G192tSD.dpuf